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How Your Household Waste Can Help Identity Theft

Posted by Junk King on Jun 14, 2018 2:25:09 PM

Everyone is aware of the dangers of identity theft and the increase in cyber crime. But did you know that what you have in your household junk and waste can be a goldmine for identity thieves?

How bad is it?

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, trash removal, residential trash, identity theft, household waste

5 Surprising Things You Can Recycle From Your Home

Posted by Junk King on Jun 6, 2018 9:00:20 AM

There are many other household items that can be recycled in addition to just aluminum cans, glass bottles, boxes and newspaper.

In fact, you might be surprised at the variety of household items and debris that can actually be recycled instead of dumped in a landfill. While, most people are quite familiar with the concept of recycling, we do tend to think of it only in terms of common items we're familiar with.

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Topics: metal recycling, appliance recycling, Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, Landfills

7 Tips For A Great Summer Lawn [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on May 31, 2018 6:04:00 AM

Unless you prefer an English Garden or a Southwest Desert look, you want your lawn to look green, lush, and healthy. It's not too late to get a jump on prepping a great summer lawn with these handy tips.

 

Homeowners in the U.S. have traditionally prided themselves on a great looking lawn. Of course, it seems there's always the one neighbor who stirs up envy with his golf course-quality front yard. But the truth is that almost every lawn can look greener, thicker and healthier if treated right and prepped well.

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Topics: lawn debris, landscaping debris, Residential Junk Removal, summer cleaning, DIY projects

Garage Storage Ideas And Tips

Posted by Junk King on May 10, 2018 9:52:13 AM

If you've ever looked at your garage and wondered where did all that stuff come from, you're not alone. The majority of Americans have garages filled with everything except their cars. So how do you get it organized?

For most Americans, the garage is the household storage space unit. Depending on whose figures you go by,  it's estimated that only 20 to 30 percent of people with garages in the United States use them to park their cars in.

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Topics: storage, DIY projects, Residential Junk Removal, home cleanout, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

5 Reasons You Want To Use A MINI Dumpster

Posted by Junk King on Apr 24, 2018 6:16:00 AM

When you find yourself facing a large clean out or junk hauling job, what do you do? One of your options is to rent a MINI dumpster. And there are five good reasons to do so.

Okay. So there are really more than five good reasons, but for the purpose of this post we want to focus on the top five.

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Topics: junk hauling, MINI Dumpster, dumpster rental, Residential Junk Removal, large trash pick up

A Simple Solution For Washer And Dryer Removal

Posted by Junk King on Apr 12, 2018 11:26:08 AM

Now that spring is here many folks are looking to replace some old appliances. Some of the most difficult to dispose of are washers and dryers. Is there a simple solution for old appliance removal?

With some things it makes sense to replace them with used items. But large appliances, such as washers and dryers, have gotten more efficient with each year.

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Topics: metal recycling, washer / dryer disposal, appliance recycling, get rid of old appliances, Residential Junk Removal

Scrap Metal Recycling Is A Sustainable Option

Posted by Junk King on Apr 10, 2018 6:15:00 AM

Everyone has large junk items to dispose of once in a while. Often, these items are made of various metals and can be hard to get rid of. But scrap metal recycling makes disposal easier.

Scrap metal recovery and recycling is a massive and growing industry in the United States. Some recent figures give a sense of the volume of materials handled every year. 

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Topics: scrap metal, metal recycling, Recycling, Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal

Replacing Your Refrigerator? Consider Recycling.

Posted by Junk King on Apr 5, 2018 12:50:31 PM

The refrigerator is probably the central fixture of any kitchen besides the stove. But, like any appliance, they become dated and old, and eventually need to be replaced.

If you've been thinking about upgrading to a new high-tech refrigerator, this is a great time to do so. New models now come complete with smart technology, temperature sensors,  water filtration systems, and energy saving features. Not to mention a wide selection of colors and designs.

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Topics: Refrigerator Disposal, Refrigerator Recycling, Residential Junk Removal, appliance recycling, get rid of old appliances, Old Appliances, scrap metal

Recycling As A Mattress Disposal Solution

Posted by Junk King on Apr 3, 2018 11:05:07 AM

A new mattress is an investment in your health and your well-being. It also means having to deal with the chore of disposing of your old mattress that's been replaced. 

Everybody wants a good night's sleep, right? And a major key is having the right mattress.

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Topics: mattress removal, mattress disposal, mattress recyling, Residential Junk Removal, Landfills

Top 5 Home Renovations That Offer Resale ROI

Posted by Junk King on Mar 29, 2018 2:55:54 PM

When homeowners are looking to put their houses on the market, it can often pay to do more than simply spruce up the place. Upgrades and renovations can be costly, but certain projects will bring back all or most of that cost in increased resale value.

Whether you hire a residential contractor or decide to go the do-it-yourself route, minor renovation projects to your home can be worthwhile investments. The prospects for your home improvements run the gamut from new front doors to landscape makeovers. The key is determine not only which projects  are most needed for your house, but which ones will bring the maximum return on investment.

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Topics: home renovation, DIY projects, Residential Junk Removal, construction waste removal, home remodeling

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